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on October 4, 2017 in World News

Students mad that econ profs promote ‘capitalist ideologies’

George [email protected]  A recent op-ed in the Tufts University student newspaper blasted the school’s Economics Department for “subtly” promoting “capitalist ideologies” instead of social justice. The authors even object to the very existence of a building to house the department, saying it acts as a “space of concentrated power on campus” that “lends legitimacy and power” to the capitalist system. Tufts University students recently complained that the Economics Department focuses too much on “capitalist ideologies” while neglecting to sufficiently demonize President Trump. In an op-ed for The Tufts Observer titled “Moving Beyond Capitalism,” Gabriela Bonfiglio and Kyle Lui assert...

George [email protected]  A recent op-ed in the Tufts University student newspaper blasted the school’s Economics Department for “subtly” promoting “capitalist ideologies” instead of social justice. The authors even object to the very existence of a building to house the...

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